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Home Care Assistance Receives Better Business Bureau Accreditation »

April 01, 2015 at 5:54AM PDT | Source: Home Care Assistance

Cleveland's leading home care provider receives BBB accreditation in recognition of their commitment to high-quality customer service.
Solon, OH (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 - Home Care Assistance Cleveland, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, announced today that it has received Better Business Bureau (BBB) accreditation.
“Accreditation is an honor – many businesses are not eligible,” said David Weiss, BBB president. “Businesses that meet our high standards are invited to apply for accreditation. Applicants undergo a review process and ultimate approval by our Board of Directors.”
Businesses seeking BBB accreditation must commit to the BBB Code of Business Practices. The Code is a comprehensive set of policies, procedures and best practices on how businesses treat consumers...

Anytime Fitness Will Offer "Free Workout Saturdays" Throughout May »

April 01, 2015 at 5:50AM PDT | Source: Anytime Fitness
Anytime Fitness  Opportunities Available

Free outdoor fitness classes, five Saturdays in a row, at more than 1,000 locations nationwide.
HASTINGS, Minn. - April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - More than 1,000 Anytime Fitness clubs across the United States will host free outdoor exercise classes during the month of May. The five consecutive "Free Workout Saturdays" will be led by certified personal trainers and feature fun-infused exercises like tug-of-war, relay races, obstacle courses and more designed for people of every fitness level.
"Everyone realizes that exercise is good for you," said Dave Mortensen, President of Anytime Fitness. "But for many people, knowing how and where to get started can be a challenge. Our hope is that the 'Free Workout Saturdays' will show folks that exercise can be fun – and hopefully they'll find the motivation to continue on their own personal journeys to a healthier lifestyle...

Archadeck Outdoor Living Opens New Location In West Portland »

April 01, 2015 at 5:44AM PDT | Source: Archadeck
Archadeck Opportunities Available

North America’s leading deck and outdoor living space franchise brings its first location to Portland.
RICHMOND, VA (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 - Archadeck is excited to announce that Eric Fahland has opened a new Archadeck Outdoor Living franchise location servicing the West Portland area.
Known as Archadeck of West Portland, Eric Fahland will design and build custom outdoor living spaces for clients, including screened porches, decks, outdoor kitchens, outdoor living rooms and fireplaces, pergolas, gazebos and more. Areas Mr. Fahland will service include Beaverton, Lake Oswego, Rock Creek, Tualatin and Portland. “We are thrilled to bring Archadeck to Portland,” said Eric Fahland. “We’re excited to have this opportunity not only to help people realize the outdoor living space of their dreams, but to add value to their homes and quality of life...

Vanguard Cleaning® Systems Franchise Named Top 5 Home Based Business By Entrepreneur Magazine »

April 01, 2015 at 5:23AM PDT | Source: Vanguard Cleaning Systems

SAN MATEO, CA - (Marketwired - April 01, 2015) - The Vanguard Cleaning Systems® franchise opportunity was ranked as the #4 home based business in the April 2015 edition of Entrepreneur Magazine. The "No Property Required" list identifies franchise opportunities which require no storefront, office or warehouse outside the home. This marks the seventh consecutive year that Vanguard® has been named to this list.
"The Vanguard Commercial Cleaning Franchise represents a great opportunity for people to own and operate their own business," said Steve McConnell, Vice President of Marketing for Vanguard Cleaning Systems, Inc. "For a low initial investment, Vanguard Janitorial Franchise owners can take advantage of Vanguard's business system and support, allowing them to focus on managing and growing their independent business...

Express Employment Professionals Hosts National Leadership Event Featuring Daymond John, Dan Aykroyd And Liz Murray »

April 01, 2015 at 5:14AM PDT | Source: Express Employment Professionals

Speakers at the 2015 Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast will focus on how leaders can advance their business, inspire teams, and live an influential life.The simulcast event is designed to help business leaders and human resources professionals with their leadership skills.
(PRWEB) March 31, 2015 - Retail giant Daymond John, actor Dan Aykroyd and motivational speaker Liz Murray are set to share the stage at the 2015 Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast, a nationwide event focusing on how leaders can advance their business, inspire teams, and live an influential life.
Back for its sixth year and sponsored by Express Employment Professionals, the event will be simulcast to more than 8,000 attendees at nearly 200 locations across North America on Wednesday, April 15...

Hilton Worldwide Announces Two Iconic Jamaican Hotels To Join Curio – A Collection By Hilton »

April 01, 2015 at 5:10AM PDT | Source: Hilton Worldwide

Jewel Paradise Cove Beach Resort & Spa Runaway Bay and Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa Ocho Rios to Join Expanding Global Collection in 2015
April 01, 2015 // // MCLEAN, Va. – Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of two iconic Jamaican properties to Curio – A Collection by Hilton, a global brand of distinctive upper upscale and luxury hotels, hand-picked for travelers who seek local discovery and authentic experiences.
Jewel Paradise Cove Beach Resort & Spa Runaway Bay, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, and Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa Ocho Rios, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, will become two of the latest Curio properties – and the first in the Caribbean – when they join the collection in 2015...

Franchise Opportunities Growing In Boston With Leading Preschool Company »

April 01, 2015 at 5:07AM PDT | Source: Primrose Schools

April 01, 2015 // // ATLANTA – Franchise opportunities are growing in the greater Boston area with Primrose Schools®, a high-quality early education and care provider with 300 schools independently owned and operated coast-to-coast. The company, which experienced record geographic expansion last year, is actively seeking potential Franchise Owners in the Boston area and will attend the Franchise & Business Opportunities Show, New England’s largest business ownership event taking place April 11-12 at the Seaport World Trade Center.
Last year, Primrose opened 19 new schools and awarded 45 franchise agreements, and additionally experienced a 13.5 percent increase in overall system revenue from 2013 to 2014...

Makina L. Wallace Joins EXIT Realty In Montgomery »

April 01, 2015 at 5:03AM PDT | Source: EXIT Realty

Montgomery, Alabama (Grassroots Newswire) March 30, 2015 - EXIT Hodges Real Estate in Montgomery today announced the addition of Makina L. Wallace to its team of real estate professionals.
"We’re excited to welcome Makina to EXIT Realty," says Paul Hodges, Broker of EXIT Hodges Real Estate. "EXIT is growing and attracting quality business people like Makina each and every day."
Ms. Wallace, a native of Montgomery. She returned to the River Region in 2013 with several years of experience in college admissions, recruitment and business-to-business sales in Alabama, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. Though she is fairly new to the real estate profession, what she lacks in experience she makes up for in professionalism, enthusiasm and dedication...

Rare Volcano Constructed Inside Gold’s Gym In Mission, Texas »

April 01, 2015 at 4:58AM PDT | Source: Gold's Gym

Mission, TX (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 - One of the most beautiful and awe-inspiring aspects of a Hawaiian dream vacation would be a visit to Mount Kilauea on the big island. The big island of Hawaii, after all, is one of the few places where you can see molten lava slowly oozing at your feet in one of the most sought after natural spectacles on earth.
One place you would never expect to see a live volcano spewing ash and lava is in the flat, arid terrain of Mission, Texas -- until now.
Members of a local and independently owned Gold’s Gym are now treated every day to something that looks like it belongs in a major Hollywood production by Steven Spielberg, a replica of Mount Kilauea that violently erupts with smoke, ash and lava...

Sir Grout Of Central New Jersey Named Rookie Of The Year »

April 01, 2015 at 4:54AM PDT | Source: Sir Grout

Sir Grout announces Sir Grout of Central New Jersey to be this year's "Rookie of the Year."
Manasquan, NJ (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 - Every year, Sir Grout holds an annual convention of tile and grout experts in Estero Beach, FL, which can be read about in greater detail on its blog. The purpose of this meeting is to inform its franchises of any industry updates and to provide additional training to its team, which is especially helpful for the newest franchises who are just beginning to learn the ropes. In addition, this gathering is used by Sir Grout as an opportunity to reward its highest performing franchises by presenting them with awards and, at this year's award ceremony, Sir Grout of Central New Jersey received the title of "Rookie of the Year...

Red Hot & Blue BBQ Restaurant Set To Open In Cary, NC In April »

April 01, 2015 at 4:48AM PDT | Source: Red Hot & Blue

Two years in planning, building and designing, the Cary Red Hot & Blue restaurant is located in the Waverly Shopping Center at the corner of Tryon and Kildaire Farm Roads and is slated to open in April 2015. Red Hot & Blue is a full-service, casual-themed barbecue restaurant and full service caterer.
Winston-Salem, North Carolina (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 - Red Hot & Blue Restaurants, Inc. President, Randy McCann, confirmed that the national barbecue restaurant chain is opening a new location this month in Cary, North Carolina.
Two years in planning, building and designing, the Cary Red Hot & Blue restaurant is located in the Waverly Shopping Center at the corner of Tryon and Kildaire Farm Roads and is slated to open in April 2015...

PrideStaff Announces President’s Circle Award Given To Top Achievers In Growth »

April 01, 2015 at 4:20AM PDT | Source: PrideStaff

PrideStaff awarded top revenue producers its PrideStaff President’s Circle Award at the recent PrideStaff Annual Conference.
Fresno, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 - PrideStaff awarded top revenue producers its PrideStaff President’s Circle Award at the recent PrideStaff Annual Conference.
This prestigious honor is reserved for Strategic-Partners, account managers and company managers who have grown their staffing offices and exceeded revenue objectives for the year. This year's list of PrideStaff President’s Circle Award winners were recognized at the organization’s annual meeting:
Aaron Zweback - MelvilleAlisa Torlai - ModestoAmy Linn & Julie Vicic - Dallas NorthAngela Chandna Pootrakul - Rx reliefAnn & David Gilbert - TempeCarl Franklin - Rx reliefChris Rupp - San Diego & CarlsbadChris & Kim Tillery - TuscaloosaDaan & Nieke Renssen - Thousand OaksDavid Duffey - Home OfficeGary Carmichael - HattiesburgJeremy Thacker - MemphisJohn-Reed McDonald - Home OfficeJonathan Smith - Houston SouthwestJonathan Stelling - Atlanta NorthKurt Mishler - LouisvilleLinda Donahue & Laney Donahue-Nott - San JoseMichael & Cheryl Eckelman - Cincinnati EastMike Pred - Atlanta EastPaula Pizarro - Home OfficeRick Hacker - Home OfficeSherie Duttenhofer - West Palm BeachStefanie Schwartz - FresnoSteve Haraway - Houston SoutheastSteve Romanelli - Northern KentuckyTom Maez - Rx relief
"Building a successful PrideStaff office with the kind of growth and profits that these individuals have achieved is truly amazing," says PrideStaff CEO George Rogers...

Dickey’s Barbecue Celebrates Milestone With 500th Opening In Wisconsin »

April 01, 2015 at 4:10AM PDT | Source: Dickey's Barbecue Pit®

April 01, 2015 // // ]Wauwatosa, WI - Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. is proud to announce the opening of their 500th location. On Thursday, April 2 at 11 a.m. the new Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Wauwatosa will mark a milestone for the family-owned barbecue chain. Chairman Roland Dickey, Sr. will appear at the Wauwatosa opening to celebrate the momentous occasion in the Dallas-based company’s history.
“It’s hard to believe the one-room barbecue joint my grandfather founded is now a national chain with 500 locations,” said Roland Dickey, Jr., CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “I’m so proud of what our team has accomplished in building our brand to where we are today...

Curtis Gray Joins The Joint Corp. As SVP Of Operations »

April 01, 2015 at 4:02AM PDT | Source: The Joint Corp.

April 01, 2015 // // SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - The Joint Corp. (Nasdaq: JYNT) today announced that Curtis (Curt) Gray, a seasoned retail executive with a 30-year track record of helping retail organizations improve store operations, develop new concepts and expand into new markets, has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Operations.
Gray will apply his prodigious experience in improving on and expanding retail concepts to help The Joint achieve its aggressive business goals, which includes expanding its brand presence nationally by opening new chiropractic clinics in Florida, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Alabama, Ohio, California and New Mexico. He will also use his expertise to help the company and its franchisees across a variety of areas, including real estate site selection and development, franchise sales promotion, loyalty marketing and streamlining overall operations...

The Wendy's Company Announces Agreement With The City Of Philadelphia Public Employees Retirement System »

April 01, 2015 at 3:47AM PDT | Source: Wendy's

Proposes Proxy Access at 2016 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
DUBLIN, Ohio - March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire - The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ: WEN) and the City of Philadelphia Public Employees Retirement System today announced that that the Company has agreed to submit management-supported proxy access amendments to its Certificate of Incorporation and By-Laws, to be voted upon by stockholders at the Company's 2016 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The amendments will become effective if approved by stockholders at that meeting.
The Wendy's Company is the world's third largest quick-service hamburger company. The Wendy's system includes more than 6,500 franchise and Company restaurants in the United States and 27 countries and U.S. territories worldwide...

EnVie Fitness For Women Appoints Kristina Simmons As Digital Marketing Manager »

March 31, 2015 at 11:54AM PDT | Source: EnVie Fitness for Women

March 31, 2015 // // WACO, Texas – EnVie Fitness for Women, a breakthrough concept in the women’s fitness industry, announces the appointment of Kristina Simmons as Digital Marketing Manager. The addition of Simmons to the marketing team signals a continued focus on growing the business and the momentum behind the EnVie brand, which has already opened its first two studios since launching its U.S. expansion plans last year.
In her new position, Simmons will oversee EnVie’s digital presence and generate member leads for both studios as well as franchise leads. She will assist in creating and organizing content for EnVie’s website and all of its social media channels. In addition, she will also facilitate online engagement with EnVie’s current client base, prospective clients and would-be franchisees to help reinforce and educate them about the EnVie brand...

Pancheros Grows Missouri Presence With Second Columbia Location »

March 31, 2015 at 11:49AM PDT | Source: Pancheros Mexican Grill
Pancheros Mexican Grill Opportunities Available

Columbia Location Celebrates Opening With $1 Burrito Event on April 7
March 31, 2015 // // CORALVILLE, Iowa – Pancheros Mexican Grill (, a fast-casual Mexican restaurant, welcomes Missouri fans to its newest location in Columbia. To celebrate the opening of Missouri’s second Pancheros restaurant, the new location will be hosting a $1 burrito event on April 7 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Pancheros’ menu offers a wide variety of mouthwatering selections including burritos, tacos and quesadillas with a choice of fresh cut, marinated grilled steak, slow-roasted, seasoned pork carnitas, chili-tamarind marinated chicken or season-marinated veggies. Each item is expertly crafted with fresh, delicious ingredients, then mixed together with the help of special plastic spatula, “Bob the Tool,” to ensure a uniform flavor in each bite...

North Dallas Staffing Firm Again Recognized As PrideStaff Office Of The Year »

March 31, 2015 at 11:45AM PDT | Source: PrideStaff

Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 - The PrideStaff North Dallas office has been awarded the George A. Rogers Award for a second consecutive year. This honor is given annually to the PrideStaff office that has achieved the strongest results in revenue, growth, quality management and community involvement.
"Our team has been instrumental in our success," says Amy Linn, Co-Owner of PrideStaff North Dallas. Partner Julie Vicic agrees. "We are proud that the consistent dedication of our associates has led to North Dallas being honored as Office of the Year for two years in a row. We look forward to continued success serving job seekers and businesses in the North Dallas area for many years to come."
This is the fifteenth year that PrideStaff has awarded this prestigious national honor based on the overall success of the top office...

Entrepreneur Turns Painful Life Experiences Into Business Inspiration »

March 31, 2015 at 11:33AM PDT | Source: Caring Transitions
Caring Transitions Opportunities Available

After living through many hardships and major reconstructive surgery, Ron Brendahl is looking forward to making a difference with Caring Transitions Southeast Michigan
Howell, MI (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 - Ron Brendahl has lived an extremely rough life and now he’s looking forward to helping others have happier days through his new business, Caring Transitions of Southeast Michigan.
Caring Transitions is America’s largest resource specializing in managing relocations for seniors and busy families, as well as downsizing and estate liquidations. In addition to the organizing, packing and move oversight, Caring Transitions can handle on-site and online estate sales, liquidations, and preparing homes for market. Caring Transitions of Southeast Michigan serves Howell, Fenton, Holly, Highland, Commerce, Milford, New Hudson and the surrounding areas...

FASTSIGNS® Gears Up To Refresh A Bike Shop »

March 31, 2015 at 11:26AM PDT | Source: FASTSIGNS

March 31, 2015 // // CARROLLTON, Texas - As brand identities evolve, companies and organizations need to update their signage and visual graphics. Bill's Bike and Run, an iconic part of the Idaho Falls, Idaho community since 1947, decided to combine a relocation with a visual communications makeover from FASTSIGNS® to better reflect the brand's mission and visually communicate their passion for biking.
"Visual graphics should be designed and implemented to engage and connect with the established customer base, and should position the company for future success with new clients," said Drue Townsend, Senior VP of Marketing for FASTSIGNS International, Inc.
While Bill's Bike and Run's new building was under construction, FASTSIGNS interpreted architectural drawings with elevations and superimposed sign and visual graphic designs on them to help plan for interior decor and wayfinding signage...

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